Alex Will Travel

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Alex Will Travel
I'm an American teaching English in Budapest, Hungary. My life is quite an adventure, and I share it in all its humorous glory on this site.
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  • BOARDapest 2 months ago I've seen this building many, many times. How can I see it differently? If you live in the same city for a while, you start to know it too well.  You have trouble exploring.  After all, how can you find something new when you’ve already found everything?  To make it worse, you know the most...
  • Why Hungary? 3 months ago I can only find elephants in the zoo. So, that can't be the reason I'm in Hungary...I’ve lived in Hungary for nearly four years.  That means that I’ve met a lot of people, and nearly everyone has asked me the same question: “Why Hungary?” They want to know why I came to this country.  The...
  • University Of Colorado At Budapest 3 months ago Walking down the streets of Budapest, I see a lot of weird clothes.  Between the European love of shirts with funny (and often incomprehensible) sayings, and the amount of second hand clothing stores in the city, you never know where something might come from.  That’s why I wasn’t entirely...
  • First Snow Of Budapest 4 months ago Fact #1:  I love snow. Fact #2:  It has been avoiding me this winter. Before I begin, you must know that I’m the guy who often surprises people by saying I love winter more than summer.  Many describe it as a dark, cold, depressing time of the year.  I think of it as a time to bundle up in...
  • Break The Travel "Rules" 4 months ago Istanbul, Turkey. Lately, the years seem to just be flying by.  Every year I expect that I’ll do more traveling than the previous one, but that doesn’t always happen.  But, I suppose a lot of people set yearly goals of reducing things (such as body weight), so I’m really pretty awesome that... Expat Blog Awards 2012: Hungary Silver Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 17 reviews on Alex Will Travel

16:01 PM November 26, 2012

Th blog is a must-read, and whenever a new post goes up, I'm pretty sure I'm always one of the first to read it. If I weren't already living in Hungary, I definitely would've moved it to the top of my list to live/visit because of Alex's blog!

16:12 PM November 26, 2012

A really good blog about travelling, living, studying/teaching in Hungary. Nice pictures and the so called"Hungarian word of the day". I like it

Marc Knüttel
16:18 PM November 26, 2012

I have been living here for 4 years now, but Alex's blog makes me realize that I have so much to learn, very informative and concise. Alex keep up the good job!

John Taylor
16:26 PM November 26, 2012

I've been following Alex's blog for years now, and it's been a fantastic way to see Europe and Hungary through his eyes. He's taking a bit of the USA with him, and bringing us back a lot of foreign culture in exchange. Alex Will Travel? More like Alex Will Win!

17:07 PM November 26, 2012

I've traveled with Alex and truly enjoy his sense of adventure and knack for story telling. His laid-back personality makes for good travels and great retellings. It's been two years since we traveled together yet I still read his posts and travel vicariously through his continued adventures. You're always guaranteed a good read on AlexWillTravel!

Alex Vere Nicoll
17:14 PM November 26, 2012

Reading Alex's travel blog never ceases to amuse me. He writes with a hilarious tone and I often find myself in fits of laughter from reading his words. Sometimes his blog makes me want to sell all my things and move to Hungary immediately. Thanks for sharing your stories!

21:41 PM November 26, 2012

I LOVE reading Alex's blogs. Not only are they very well written,they are amusing, humorous, and extremely entertaining. And the pictures are wonderful. His stories are always so interesting and informative. He should write a book!!

Roger Grimstone
06:21 AM November 27, 2012

Well, I had been an expat in Germany, in the Netherlands and for 8 years in the United States. So, besides knowing why and what to appreciate in an expats life, it is also fascinating to see how somebody lives as an expat here in Hungary. It is really entertaining and also useful to see how to get over the barriers that one faces when being far from home. Why not call Hungary your second home, Alex?

Native Hungarian
16:16 PM November 27, 2012

I am Alex' s native hungarian fan. I do enjoy his stories about us . Through his eyes i learned to see my nation in a different way. Thanks, Alex.

15:47 PM November 28, 2012

I love Alex's blog! It's interesting, insightful, entertaining, funny, and the photos are great. I've never traveled to Hungary but Alex Will Travel sure makes me want to visit.

02:15 AM November 30, 2012

Alex has a great eye, not only for photography, but for understanding what's happening around him. What makes his blog a delight to read is his ability to translate his perception to the page. Thank you for educating us about Hungary!

22:14 PM November 30, 2012

Extremely entertaining stories about living and traveling in Hungary that stimulate your imagination. Makes me want to visit every place that Alex writes about. And the photos are a perfect match for the writing, both are great.

10:26 AM December 01, 2012

Alex captures his experiences in a positive, informative way while always adding a twist of humor that keeps me coming back to read each post. Before we moved to Hungary we did tons of research, and Alex's blog was one of the most helpful resources we found.

16:16 PM December 01, 2012

I love to hear the stories about Hungary, it makes me want to be there. There is much information, given with a sense of humor which makes you want to read more.

21:37 PM December 12, 2012

This is a really great blog full of funny and interesting stories about Budapest and Hungary's life. Pictures are also amazing =)Like reading it =)

Gergely Horvath
23:06 PM December 12, 2012

I really like reading this blog, it's nice to see a foreign guy's opinion about the place I live! Sometimes I realize that he probably knows more about Budapest and some other places in Hungary than me. I would expect to read about his experiences from the nightlife, it would probably be useful for some other young foreigners as well. It's really nice to see that he makes soo much effort to try to be funny! :)

23:09 PM December 12, 2012

I love reading Alex's blog, and learning about his life in Hungary. He brings his readers along on everyday activities and makes the story into a humorous adventure. Great pictures, too!

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